Ethnographic Arts & Textiles

August 28 — September 02, 2021
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LOT 120

Lot 120

Songye Power Figure, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa, mid 20th century

Songye Power Figure, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa, mid 20th century
Lot 120 Details
Songye Power Figure, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa, mid 20th century

carved wood with glass bead necklace, hide pouch, cloth and two horns
height 14.5 in — 36.8 cm

Estimate $150-$200

Realised: $132
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Songye Power Figure, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa, mid 20th century
  • Songye Power Figure, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa, mid 20th century
  • Songye Power Figure, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa, mid 20th century
  • Songye Power Figure, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa, mid 20th century
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CONDITION DETAILS

Overall one section of base glued, some minor chips and loss of patina. Additional images available upon request.

LOT 120
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About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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